Category: Macarons

Macarons, Recipes

S’Mores Macarons

Growing up I loved going to summer camp, where some of my fondest memories are around the campfire enjoying S’Mores, with the crispy graham cracker, the melted chocolate (need I say more), and then the ooey, gooey marshmallow in the middle. This past summer I had the privilege to be a camp counselor to a […]

Cookies, Macarons, Recipes

Reese’s Pieces Macarons

I was snacking on some Reese’s Pieces, when I thought, “why don’t I make Reese’s Pieces Macarons”.  To make the macarons fun, I decided to make the macarons the color of Reese’s Pieces. Then to get the flavor of Reese’s Pieces, I made a ring of chocolate ganache on each macaron shell, then piped a […]

Cookies, Macarons, Recipes

Mardi Gras King Cake Macarons

  King Cakes are a sweet tradition during Mardi Gras, which officially begins on Epiphany Sunday, aka Twelfth Night, and ends on Fat Tuesday.  It is thought that the King Cake came to New Orleans from France in the late 1800’s.  The cake typically has a plastic baby hidden inside, representing Jesus.  Some King Cakes […]

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Peppermint Macarons

My friend Nori puts on a fun and festive Christmas cookie exchange with about 20 friends and family, where we enjoy fabulous food and creative cookies.  This year I wanted to bring something festive, so I decided to make my festive Peppermint Macarons. These festive Peppermint Macarons have peppermint in the cookie, and are filled […]

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Pumpkin Macarons

I love autumn when pumpkins are ripe and I love Macarons anytime of the year, so I had to put the two together in my “melt-in-your-mouth” delicious Pumpkin Macarons.  These Pumpkin Macarons have the delicious flavor of pumpkin pie, with pumpkin pie spice in the cookie and in the Pumpkin Buttercream. You can make these […]

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Strawberry-Rhubarb Macarons

I enjoy wandering the various stalls at our local Farmer’s Market to see what the local farmers are selling.  This year, when the market re-opened during late spring, early summer, I found locally grown rhubarb and strawberries, which inspired my Strawberry-Rhubarb Macarons. These macarons have strawberry in the cookie, and filled with a delicious rhubarb […]

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Zesty Lemon Macarons

These delicious Zesty Lemon Macarons are filled with an easy to make lemon ganache and lemon curd.    They are melt-in-your-mouth lemony good. Let’s BAKE! INGREDIENTS: LEMON CURD FILLING1/3 cup fresh lemon juice2 eggs1/2 cup sugar2 teaspoons lemon zest2 tablespoons butter, room temperature2 tablespoons nonfat lemon yogurt MACARON150 grams powdered sugar124 grams almond flour100 grams […]

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Cherry Cordial Macarons

Ever since my son was a boy, I have always put a box of cherry cordials in his Christmas stocking.  So, on Easter I surprised him with a box of Cherry Cordial Macarons.   Let’s BAKE! INGREDIENTS: MACARON 150 grams powdered sugar 124 grams almond flour 16 grams cocoa powder 100 grams egg whites, room […]